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Israel becomes Jordan’s chief gas supplier

Israel becomes Jordan’s chief gas supplier

(JNS.org) Israel has signed a memorandum of understanding with Jordan that will make the Jewish state Jordan’s chief natural gas supplier. According to the memorandum, Israel has informally agreed to… Read more »

Gwyneth Paltrow reportedly converting to Judaism

Gwyneth Paltrow reportedly converting to Judaism

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow is “quietly converting to Judaism,” The New York Post reported. The outlet’s gossip column, Page Six, reported that Paltrow is converting after… Read more »

Academic watchdog lists professors who have called for boycott of Israel

Academic watchdog lists professors who have called for boycott of Israel

(JNS.org) The AMCHA Initiative, an organization that investigates and combats anti-Semitism at academic institutions, released a list of 218 professors identifying as Middle East scholars who have called for a… Read more »

Was Jack the Ripper Jewish?

Was Jack the Ripper Jewish?

(JNS.org) The infamous Victorian-era London serial killer Jack the Ripper was a Jewish barber from Poland, a new book on the 125-year-old mystery claims. Russell Edwards, author of the book… Read more »

Westport Radical Jewish Culture Festival to open with free concert

Westport Radical Jewish Culture Festival to open with free concert

The Center for Jewish Arts and Literacy at Beit Chaverim Synagogue has announced the schedule of concerts for its new season of the Westport Radical Jewish Culture Festival. Each Festival… Read more »

Israelis-in-CT launches kids’ program

Israelis-in-CT launches kids’ program

WESTPORT – According to several recent studies, secular Israelis living abroad find it difficult to pass on “Israeliness” to their children. Prof. Lilach Lev Ari, head of the Oranim Academic… Read more »

Emanuel Synagogue Chosen For Leadership Program

Emanuel Synagogue Chosen For Leadership Program

WEST HARTFORD – The Emanuel Synagogue in West Hartford is one of seven Conservative congregations in North America selected to participate in United Synagogues of Conservative Judaism’s Sulam for Current… Read more »

Sample kosher food for holiday

Sample kosher food for holiday

Big Y at Bishops Corner in West Hartford will host a kosher food sampling on Thursday, Sept. 18, 4 – 7 p.m. The sampling will feature a variety of foods… Read more »

Simsbury shul to welcome High Holiday cantor

Simsbury shul to welcome High Holiday cantor

Cantor Samantha Natov of Brooklyn, N.Y. joins the Farmington Valley Jewish Congregation-Emek Shalom in Simsbury for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services. Currently in her fifth year of rabbinical school, Natov was ordained… Read more »

Three teachers join Beth El Temple Faculty

Three teachers join Beth El Temple Faculty

Beth El Temple of West Hartford has announced the addition of three new faculty members to its religious school. Adrian Durlester of Southington joins Beth El’s religious school as a… Read more »

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